The Unexpected Has Happened… Again | David Austin Balfour Remembered

In Memory of David Austin Balfour September 5, 1979 – January 11, 2012 I woke up this morning to the news that a classmate was no longer walking this earth. We were acquaintances in high school, but we interacted often enough to get to know each other. As I read the news on the internet […]

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Why Not Me?: Rethinking How and Why We Suffer | Part 3

When we don’t know what to do we do what feels right. The danger with this approach to life is that our feelings are never fully informed of all that is happening around us. So, when we rely on such an unreliable source of information we make decisions and entertain thoughts that are not congruent or consistent with God’s word and plan for us. Suffering, not pleasure, strengthens our faith. Suffering forces us to depend upon God to sustain us. Pleasure drives all of our attention and affections inward.

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Why Not Me?: Rethinking How and Why We Suffer | Part 2

God does work things out for good, but not so that I can feel blessed. God works things out for good because He will not allow sin or human failure or demonic influence from deterring, detouring, diminishing or destroying His plan and purpose on the earth.

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